Our Favorite Non-Chocolate Desserts for Valentine’s Day

February 7th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

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There’s a rumor going around that there are folks who don’t enjoy the decadent, creamy lusciousness of chocolate — and while we may raise an eyebrow at such a claim, we wholeheartedly believe that these non-chocoholics also deserve to be treated sweetly on Valentine’s Day. Here are a few of our favorite non-chocolate desserts for our cacao-averse friends.

1. Cherry heart pieS

Perfect for both kids and grown-ups, these little heart pastries are perfect for sharing with the ones you love.

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2. Chalkboard Love Notes Cookies

Relive the days of schoolyard crushes and swapping valentines with these chalkboard-inspired cookies. Use black fondant and Bright White Candy Melts Candy to write delicious little love notes.

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Chalkboard Love Notes Cookies

3. Galentine’s Day Waffle CAke

Skip the significant others and split this decadent waffle cake with your closest friends. Tint these waffles pink and pile high with whipped cream for the ultimate brunch centerpiece.

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4. Ruffled valentine’s day cupcakes

Dress your Valentine’s Day cupcakes up in ruffles and rosettes for an extra special way to say “I adore you.” The little candy heart on top adds an extra touch of sweetness.

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Ruffled Cupcakes

5. red velvet sandwich cookies with cream cheese filling 

Kiss these two red velvet cookies together for a festive and photogenic Valentine’s Day treat. Use red velvet cake mix to make these cookies fluffy and light.

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Red Velvet sandwich

6. strawberry-raspberry slab pie recipe

Strawberries, raspberries and orange zest combine to make a Valentine’s Day treat that packs an antioxidant punch. Top with vanilla ice cream for another layer to love.

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Strawberry-Raspberry pie

7. layered heart cake

Create this Valentine’s vision for someone special in your life. Topped with a confectioners’ sugar and layered to perfection, this adorable layer cake is the ultimate way to say “I love you.”

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Heart Cake


8. i lava you cookies

Share the lava with these adorable I Lava You Cookies. Perfect for beginning decorators, this easy cookie recipe is the perfect way to set your love on fire.

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Lava You Cookies


9. mini valentine gingerbread house kit

Who says gingerbread houses are just for the holidays? Take your loved one on a tiny house staycation with this itty bitty twist on a Christmas classic.

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Valentine Gingerbread House

10. Sparkling Purple geode cookies

Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend but the impression these edible amethyst hearts will make is forever. Combine rock candy and violet icing to show your special someone that they’re more than semi-precious.

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Purple Geode Cookies

Desiree Smith Desiree is the Public Relations Manager at Wilton. She spends her days monitoring media opportunities, working with newspaper, magazine and television contacts, collaborating with bloggers and handling a variety of other odds and ends. Desiree has a degree in journalism and experience writing for newspapers and television. Outside of Wilton, she enjoys running and planning outings with friends.

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